Ivy Schamis was teaching a Holocaust class at Marjory Stoneman Douglas when a gunman opened fire killing 17 people, two of who were in her classroom. Ivy recounts the day’s events, the emotional aftermath, and shares why she is an advocate for stronger gun laws.

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Ivy Schamis was teaching a lesson on Holocaust history at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school when she heard the first shots from the gun of the murderer who would kill seventeen people that day, 2 from Ivy's own classroom. In this episode, Ivy shares her account of the day's grim events, their emotional aftermath, and why she believes that we as a society must push for stronger gun safety laws.


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